What’s On in Melbourne This Winter
Royal Melbourne Show
September 23 - October 3
The Royal Melbourne Show is Victoria’s largest and most iconic annual community event. The show celebrates agriculture, award winning food and drink and world class live entertainment. A favourite for families, children can get up close and pet the animals as well as enjoying rides in the carnival precincts. Buy your tickets online for a discount before 22nd September.
October 4 - 22
Creative and inspiring, Melbourne Festival is one of Australia’s best international arts festivals and one of the major multi-arts festivals in the world. Each festival brings to Melbourne the best of dance, theatre, music, visual arts, multimedia and outdoor events from renowned and upcoming Australian and international artists.
The race that stops a nation", the Melbourne Cup, is the biggest horse race in Australia. Across the country you'll find Australians in their Sunday best, laying bets and taking time out from work to watch the race and Victorian's enjoy a public holiday for the event! Races are scheduled all day both in Flemington and small towns with the whole country is holding its breath for this legendary event.